Summertime is a great time to enjoy watermelon salads. Watermelons are a great source of lycopene, beta carotene, and vitamin C. Not only are they healthy, but they taste great too! In this blog post, we will give you some recipes for Watermelon Salads that you can enjoy during the summer months. We hope you enjoy them!
This week, we’re sharing these delicious watermelon salads that are perfect for summer potlucks and barbecues. So gather up your family and friends and give these salads a try! You won’t be disappointed.
Facts about Watermelon:
Did you know National Watermelon Day is August 3? So grab a sweet slice and get an immune-boosting dose of vitamins A, B-6 and C, plus hydration (this melon’s mostly water!) during the dog days of summer.
- Watermelon is 92% water.
- Early explorers used watermelons as canteens.
- The word “watermelon” first appeared in the English dictionary in 1615.
- According to Guinness World Records, the world’s heaviest watermelon was grown by Chris Kent of Sevierville, Tennessee in 2013, weighing in at 350.5 lbs.
- Watermelon is one of the most low-carb fruits you can eat, so those on a keto-friendly diet can enjoy it in moderation.
Related: The Easy Way to Cut a Watermelon
Don’t miss our Watermelon, Whipped Feta, & Basil Bites- Perfect Summer Appetizer:
Have a hard time coming up with a new and delicious recipe to share at a summer gathering? You’ll love these Watermelon, Feta and Basil bites! I have to confess, I don’t really care for watermelon, but this combination is amazing- sweet and savory and refreshing!